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1. The Question Box: How Does the Snowfall of Monday Compare with Other Big Snows in Kansas City? The Question Box: How Does the Snowfall of Monday Compare with Other Big Snows in Kansas City? March/5/1952

2. Tax Tactic Offers Helping Hand Tax Tactic Offers Helping Hand August 30, 2011 A small tax charged in area stores in Community Improvement Districts make possible things like "extra security, removal of trash and graffiti, pretty planters and park benches," as well as area awareness...

3. Life Came to a Standstill in the Blizzard of 1885-1886 Life Came to a Standstill in the Blizzard of 1885-1886 January 2, 1972 Article about the devastating effects on the Midwestern prairie, especially western Kansas and Nebraska, by the blizzard of 1886. Description of the many deaths by freezing by families and their livestock....

4. The Last (Dirty) Picture Show The Last (Dirty) Picture Show January 10-16, 2013 Article describes the history of and current state of the historic Strand theatre, located near 35th Street and Troost. References are made to the Strand theatre as a mainstream motion picture theater...

5. Cupcakes of Character Cupcakes of Character September 30, 2010 Article reports on Le Petit Rouge bakery inside the children's bookstore Reading Reptile and its featured product--cupcakes named for literary characters like Big Bad Wolf, Litttle Red, Robin Hood, Ugly...

6. Crews Fight Snow to Restore Power Crews Fight Snow to Restore Power January/4/1973 Description of the "most damaging storm to power lines in area history," with photos of the severe weather event.

7. The Last Picture of Patsy Cline The Last Picture of Patsy Cline November 27, 2005 Feature article in the Star Magazine which gives information on local amateur photographer Mildred Keith. Mildred, a 1939 graduate of Paseo High School, attended local country and western shows for many...

8. Blizzard of 1888 Blizzard of 1888 Multiple articles about the blizzard of 1888, noted as the standard for comparison for later blizzards in the Midwest.

9. Origin of "Goats" and "Rabbits" Origin of "Goats" and "Rabbits" January/20/1924 Probably originating from "the hill" or the West Bluffs where many of the Irish following of James Pendergast lived and raised goats as pets. The accepted account is that one of the Shannon faction applied...